ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN
City of Koronadal - “As Municipal Program Coordinators (MPCs), you play a vital role in ensuring the success of the implementation, evaluation and monitoring of projects in your respective areas”.
This is the highlight message of Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an to the participants of Capability Enhancement and Focused Group Discussion of T2-ES22PPP Implementers.
General Santos City - The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center XII (ATI-RTC XII) joined the forum and launching of COMPLETE Women during the Department of Tourism XII’s (DOT XII) SOX Reunion on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
Kabacan, North Cotabato- 400 local farmers from the Municipality of Magpet, Antipas, President Roxas and City of Kidapawan have finally graduated from School on the Air (SOA) on Rubber Technology.
Kidapawan City- ATI-RTC 12 led by its Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an, officially launched on Friday, March 15, 2019 the season-long Farmer’s Poultry School on Free Range Chicken Production (FPS-FRCP) and Farmer’s Livestock School on Sustainable Pig Farming (FLS-SPF) at BRES, Balindog, Kidapawan City.
Pagadian City- 4-H Regional Officers and Rural Based Organizations Coordinators of ARMM gathered on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Mardale Hotel, Pagadian City to review, assess, evaluate and formulate plans and program.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato. February 7, 2019. The Agricultural Training Institute XII (ATI-RTC XII) conducted a consultative meeting/ workshop on organic agriculture program for OA focal person on February 7 & 8, 2019 held at the ATI-XII’s new training hall in Tantangan. The invited attendees composed of 45 individuals coming from various cities and municipalities of the region.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The Agricultural Training Institute XII (ATI-RTC XII) in celebration of ATI’s 32nd Anniversary conducted three (3) simultaneous seminars in the second day of the 3-day center activities.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato – Learning should never stop. Man must strive to continue to learn at any age level. The Agricultural Training Institute XII’s (ATI XII) mandate is supportive to this adage since its philosophy is to equip stakeholders from all over the Region with knowledge that can be used to uplift their wellbeing and economic status.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato – In order to deliver extension services to more clienteles in the Region, a new 2-storey building was inaugurated on January 29, 2019 during the first leg of the 3-day 32nd Anniversary celebration of ATI.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato – From an old saying “No man is an island”, no one can do a lot of things all by himself. It is true to extension services. That is why the Agricultural Training Institute XII (ATI XII) partners with different agencies to deliver the needs of its clienteles in the Region.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - This year, ATI’s celebration of its 32nd founding anniversary with a theme “Sustaining Vibrant Agricultural Productivity through Harmonized and Proactive Extension Services” was celebrated by its personnel by region.
KORONADAL CITY - The Agricultural Training Institute- XII successfully aired its first live episode of the Free-Range Chicken Radio Program last January 24, 2019 over DXOM, Koronadal City. It was simultaneously aired in three other radio stations: DXND for our North Cotabato Province listeners; DXCP for Sarangani Province, DXMS for Cotabato City area and Maguidnanao Province.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - As another year has closed so too the new one begins. At the onset of 2019, the management of the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center XII (ATI-RTC XII), gathered every staff for a 3-day staff meeting and Capability building geared to prepare them for the upcoming activities of the center for the current year.
COLUMBIO, Sultan Kudarat - The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center XII (ATI-RTC XII) initiated the Community Agriculture Resiliency Enhancement (CARE) Project to the town of Brgy. Sucob, Columbio, Sultan Kudarat on December 27, 2018.
A simultaneous Field Day and field visit was conducted last December 12, 2018 on the four AgRiDOC-affiliated FFS sites in Tantangan. 120 farmers from the four sites were ferried by 12 hired multicabs in order for them to see firsthand the demo areas on other FFS sites.
To make farming more attractive to younger generations, several approaches are being introduced, one of them is edible landscaping. Edible landscaping is simply producing your own food while keeping your surroundings aesthetically pleasing.
Extension work is a very noble and satisfying profession, yet we can't deny that it also involves some danger especially in delivering extension services on-site. That is why, last November 6, 2018 the 25 AgRiDOC participants underwent First Aid Training in partnership with Red Cross South Cotabato Chapter.
An excellent facilitation skills is important especially for Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs). Considering that in extension delivery, we often deal with adult learners, AEWs should be well aware of how to handle them efficiently. Consequently, AgRiDOCs launched four affiliated Farmers' Field School Sites in Rice Production last October 2, 2018.
To further enhance the knowledge of the AgRiDOC participants on Hybrid Rice Production and help in the hybridization program of the Department of Agriculture, the 25 AgRiDOCs attended the Training on Hybrid Rice Seed Production last September 24-28, 2018 at Venue88, General Santos City. Among the other participants are prospective hybrid rice seed growers from all over Region XII.
Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.